Dharampuri: 28th April 2012
District authorities and police have begun investigation into the death of a less-than-a-month-old girl child at Marandaalli after receiving complaints of female infanticide. Police said Selvi (22) has been accused of feeding her child with latex caltrop (erukam paal in Tamil), a typical method of carrying out infanticide in Dharmapuri. The child died on April 3 and was buried the same day near the house, amid rituals.
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